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9-year-old girl dead after being hit by semi-tractor in Outagamie County
COMBINED LOCKS, Wis. (WFRV) – A 9-year-old is dead after being hit by a semi-tractor at an intersection in Outagamie County. According to a release, on Friday at 3:08 p.m., the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office was sent to the intersection of Washington Street and Wallace Street in the Village of Combined Locks.
Fatal crash in the Village of Kimberly
KIMBERLY, Wis. (WBAY) - According to the Fox Valley Metro Police Department Captain, a crash between a semi and a pedestrian claimed the life of the pedestrian. The crash happened on Friday afternoon, June 2, 2023, near the intersection of Washington Street and Wallace Street. No further information is currently...
A child is the victim of a fatal crash in Kimberly
Project in Tanya Paral's honor provides art supplies to students. This weekend, Venus will reach its highest and brightest point in our night sky. Nasa is also in the planning stages of the DaVinci mission. DEBRIEF: What’s behind the veterinarian shortage?. Updated: 7 hours ago. A look at what...
Man Sentenced for Role in Murder Outside Neenah Tavern
OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) — Mandel Roy was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for his role in the death of a man outside a Neenah tavern. Roy, 28, was also placed on extended supervision for five years by Judge Daniel Bissett, court records show. Originally charged with felony murder, Roy pleaded no contest to first-degree recklessly endangering safety.
Authorities identify Wisconsin woman accused of nationwide scam, formally charged
WINNECONNE, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities in Winnebago County have identified and formally charged a 66-year-old Winneconne woman in connection to a nationwide scam. Officers with the Winneconne Police Department say that Gail L. Patterson was taken into custody last week after they found enough evidence about the alleged online scamming operation in which Patterson supposed retail/item purchases, supposed business opportunities, supposed charity donations, private airplane purchases, and more.
WIS 15 Expansion Project to Close Intersection to Build Roundabout
HORTONVILLE, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) — To make way for a roundabout, a portion of WIS 15 in Outagamie County will be closed to traffic for about two months. The road project is part of the ongoing WIS 15 expansion. Starting Monday, June 5 through about mid August, the intersection of...
Crime Lab Test Results Lead To Charges Of Drugged Driving For Man With Children In Car
WASHBURN COUNTY -- Test results from the Wisconsin State Crime Lab on a sample of blood retrieved from Travis J. Thompson, age 42, of Clayton, WI, after a traffic stop in May 2022, have led to criminal charges for Travis. The criminal complaint alleges that Travis had alcohol and marijuana in his system. There were two children, ages 3 and 5, in the vehicle that Travis was operating.
What to know about Appleton's Flag Day parade, headlined by city's own Rocky Bleier
APPLETON – Appleton is welcoming home one of its best-known hometown heroes for the 72nd annual Flag Day Parade. Rocky Bleier, a veteran and four-time Super Bowl-champion, will escort the American flag in this year’s parade, according to a news release from the parade committee. "As a Vietnam veteran, a football legend, and an...
University plans for historic home upsets some neighbors
APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – News that Lawrence University plans to demolish one of its historic homes isn’t sitting well with some of its neighbors. Via a public information request, Local Five News found out that on May 4 the city of Appleton received an application from Lawrence University to demolish a historic home they own […]
Fire engulfs pickup, damages south side car wash
KAUKAUNA — A pickup truck was destroyed Thursday after it burst into flames in a southside car wash. The Kaukauna Fire Department was called about 3:20 p.m. Thursday to the Best Wash car wash located at 2600 Konkapot Trail Road for a report of a truck on fire inside one of the wash bay areas.
The top 10 places people in Outagamie County are looking to buy homes
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Live blog: Day 1 results WIAA state track and field meet
LA CROSSE — After dominating their sectional in West De Pere, where the girls track and field team placed first and the boys placed second, the Kaukauna Ghosts are set for a trip to state. The 127th Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Track and Field Championships and the 52nd...
Outagamie Co. awards grants to fund affordable housing
KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WFRV) – Outagamie County is taking major steps to provide affordable housing for people below the poverty line. The Greater Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity and Rise Apartments have been awarded $2 million to fund construction projects, including 10 houses across Kaukauna, Little Chute, and Appleton, and a 48-unit apartment complex.
Restaurants open, a jewelry shop closes and David's Bridal talks layoffs
Goodbye May and hello June — and hello readers. Welcome back to The Buzz Newsletter, I've got a lot to share. It's been a busy month and the last two weeks have not been an exception. Luckily, I've had the help of Rebecca Loroff, an amazing breaking news reporter, who was able to write a few stories.
Hortonville's Smith looking for a double repeat at state meet
DE PERE (WLUK) -- Last season Hortonville's Ben Smith won Division 1 state titles in the shot put and discus, and as this year has shown it was just the start. The junior enters this weekend's state track and field meet not only with the best marks in each event entering the meet, he has been among the best high school throwers in the nation, if not the best.
Bill Eases Nuisance Animal Removals from Airport Properties
GREENVILLE, WI (WTAQ-WRN) — Animals and aircraft don’t mix. Proposed legislation will make it easier to remove problem wildlife from Wisconsin airports. Republican state Representative Dave Murphy of Greenville says there needs to be a way to control the issue; he has personal stake in the issue too as his wife is a flight attendant who flies out of the Appleton airport.
New hangar coming to Appleton airport’s flight center [AUDIO]
GREENVILLE, Wis. — Construction is underway on a new hangar at Appleton International Airport’s Appleton Flight Center. According to the airport, the hangar is needed to accommodate an increase in chartered planes using the facility. Airport Director Abe Weber says the hangar has multiple benefits…. Outagamie County Executive...
Shattuck Middle School farewell tours
NEENAH, Wis–Neenah School District residents can say “good bye” to Shattuck Middle School this weekend. The school will be open for self-guided tours from one until three Sunday afternoon. The district is closing Shattuck after 95-years, where it also served as Neenah High School from 1928 to...
Construction vehicle hits power line causing outage in Kaukauna
KAUKAUNA — A power outage Thursday morning in Kaukauna was caused by a construction vehicle that ht a power line according to the Kaukauna Utilities. The vehicle hit a main power line coming out of a substation, causing an outage to over 5,000 customers. Crews responded quickly and power...
Hotel Seymour is bringing supper club history to the here and now
SEYMOUR, Wis. (WFRV) – The stone engraving on the top floor front facade says it all, Hotel Seymour has been around since 1898. It’s no longer renting rooms to weary train travelers. Now it is a supper club that boasts a four-page menu and salad bar that features...
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